Tag: CES

12 of the coolest products and tech gadgets for parents from CES 2017. Holy cow, the future is here!

This year at CES 2017, family and baby tech each had its own summit (wow!) and bevy of exhibitors sharing some of the hottest new gadgets for parents. Seriously, where were all these incredible gadgets when my kids were babies? While there were tons incredible products for parents at CES 2017, I narrowed it down to 12 that I think are the coolest or at least, the most interesting. And all of which are worth having on your radar. Related: 6 baby monitors from CES 2017 that do way more than monitor Snoo Smart Sleeper For Happiest Baby on the Block fans, Dr. Harvey...

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6 new baby monitors that do way more than just monitor | CES 2017

These days, the baby monitors available to parents are a huge departure from the scratchy audio monitors from the newborn days of yore (i.e. my first child). This year’s CES conference served as an exciting stage for the types of innovation in technology and design that we are seeing in this category. Many of the gadgets we’re sharing here are ones you might have seen before, but their 2017 updates make them seem like new machines. Between the higher resolution, increased functionality, built-in songs, and features like air quality checks, even voice recognition, let’s just say the future is here. Here are the...

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8 cool gadgets to make your smart homes even smarter | CES 2017

We saw a ton of new smart home products launch last year, with offerings from Nest, WeMo, smart doorbells and much more. But wow, after walking the floors at the CES conference last week, it’s clear that 2017 will bring even more integration between products, along with smarter functions, remote access, and voice recognition. Let’s just say Alexa, the voice and software behind Amazon Echo, ruled. Here, 8 of the coolest (and craziest) smart home products I saw at the show that I think you will want to have on your radar, parents. Related: A smart WiFi Thermostat: Crazy or cool? LG Smart InstaView Fridge Bring on the...

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The Fisher-Price Think & Learn Smart Cycle: Give kids exercise while feeding their iPad addiction

Every year at CES, there’s a tech gadget for kids (sometimes more) that makes us go “Hmmm.” Remember the iPad Potty? Well, this year, the award goes to the Fisher-Price Think & Learn Smart Cycle, which is a mini exercise bike for kids that connects to your tablet. Now I get that as adults, having our smart phone or tablet on our stationary bike is a lifesaver. Trust me, I have run over 13 miles at one time on a treadmill and watching Netflix was the only way I got through it. But, we’re talking about kids here. Kids...

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The Hair Coach smart hair brush. Yeah, we can’t figure out why either.

Every year at CES, companies roll out some of the coolest new tech of the year, lots of which you have seen (or will see) right here on Cool Mom Tech. Then there are the tech gadgets that have us scratching our heads. Or if we had the Hair Coach smart brush, stroking our heads. Then checking our phone to see how it affected our hair quality. For real. It doesn’t surprise me that this gadget exists, considering how obsessed many of us (including me, not gonna lie!) are with our hair. A collaboration between Withings, L’Oréal, and Kérastase — some...

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Web Coolness: Aristotle, France’s new after-hour email rule, and a shower you can pre-heat from your smart phone!

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   Coming soon from Mattel, an Amazon Echo type gadget for kids called Aristotle. A geeky engagement announcement for Serena Williams and Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian, of course. The best advice 11 inspiring women in tech would give to their college selves. A worthy Nobel Prize for an amazing female scientist. Interesting piece: If you’re worried about your kid’s screen time, you need to help them with it. These gorgeous 2017 printable calendars are a really good reason...

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Web Coolness: Does tech have room for breastfeeding moms, Lego Star Wars Force Awakens, and Minecraft valentines

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them too.   Love this: Kids create their own superhero cyborg prosthetics A sneak peek at the upcoming Lego Star Wars Force Awakens game! Interesting piece: Does tech not have room for breastfeeding moms? An argument against not reading nasty comments online.   Printable Minecraft valentines for your geeky kids. A gif button coming to Twitter? Oh man. Facebook and Neilson are teaming up to roll out their own TV ratings. A dad attaches a GoPro to his toddler during hide...

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The coolest new tech for parents this year: Best of CES 2016

At the recent CES 2016 show,  coverage, I was excited to see all the incredible tech designed just to help parents make our lives run a little smoother on a day-to-day basis. (No diaper changing robots yet, sorry.) From trusted brands showing off impressive new technologies for the home, to some remarkable new brands that are thrilling to get to know, I only wish I had a lot of these ten years ago when my own first child was born. More and more cool tech for parents will this year, but here are the nine items that really caught my attention and will surely make their mark...

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Web Coolness: Periodic table battleship, Siri beatboxes, and cutting the cable cord, finally.

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   Teaching kids chemistry with a periodic table battleship game. Brilliant! We can’t stop making Siri beatbox. Is Twitter really considering upping it’s 140-character limit to 10,000? If you’ve been hearing all the buzz about the new Peach app like we have, here’s the scoop.   Helpful tips for organizing your desk and home office (and a cool way to display your favorite photos). via Brit & Co The hottest new fitness wearables from CES, including a smart bra....

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The coolest new wearable fitness trackers: 7 fascinating picks from CES 2016

I’m still trying to parse through the gads of incredible tech I saw at the International CES 2016 show last week, but one thing is for certain, wearable fitness trackers, those hot tech accessories that really blew up over the last couple of years, still take center stage. In fact, seeing companies with longevity in the timepiece world enter the wearable fitness tracker space really is a testament to the fact that they’re around to stay. Even so, the new products I’m seeing go well beyond the wrist. And sometimes even beyond jewelry. Here are some of the most exciting, noteworthy wearable fitness trackers I came across...

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